Harburn

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Harburn (1848-1966)

Opened on the Caledonian Railway.

Description

This two platform station was in a rural location not far from Harburn House and estate, to the south.

The station had two platforms. the main station building was on the Edinburgh bound platform and there were waiting rooms on each platform. A goods yard was accessed by reversal from the Edinburgh bound line. It was located at the north east end of the station, on the north side of the line. Opposite, just north of the southbound platform, was the signal box.

The box closed in 1964 and station in 1966.

Little remains of the station. The railway remains open and is electrified.

Local

Harburn Estate

Harburn Golf Club

Tags

Station

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map


Books


An Illustrated History of Carlisle's Railways

Caledonian Dunalastairs and Associated Classes (Locomotive Monograph)

Caledonian in LMS Days (Railways in Retrospect)

Caledonian Railway

Caledonian Railway Carriages

Caledonian Railway Livery: The True Line Elegance and Style

Caledonian Railway Wagons & Non-Passenger Coaching Stock

Caledonian Routes 3: Stirling to Crianlarich - DVD - Oakwood Press

Caley to the Coast: Rothesay by Wemyss Bay (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

Callander & Oban Railway Through Time

Callander and Oban Railway (Library of Railway History)

Signalling the Caledonian Railway

The Caledonian Railway 'jumbos' the 18in. X 26in. 0-6-0s

The Caledonian, Scotland's Imperial Railway: A History

The Vanished Railways of Old Western Dunbartonshire (Britains Railways/Old Photos)

Through Scotland with the Caledonian Railway

Vanished Railways of West Lothian